A dynamic collaboration between filmmakers and scientists dedicated to bringing a wide variety of science stories to the big screen.

About the Wonder Collaborative

The Wonder Collaborative is our feature film unit at the Science Communication Lab.

Our award-winning documentaries take audiences on journeys to the horizons of human knowledge by delving into the nuances, complexities, and awe of scientific discovery.

Our work also serves as experiments in science communication, where we study methods to enhance impact and engagement. The insights derived from the Wonder Collaborative’s films inform the broader efforts of the Science Communication Lab.

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Picture a Scientist

Picture a Scientist chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Along the way, we encounter scientific luminaries - including social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists - who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.

Human Nature

The scientific revolution called CRISPR gives humans the power to edit DNA, including our own. The implications are profound and infinite. Scientists are already curing diseases like sickle cell anemia. But how far should we go to change the fundamental nature of who we are as people?

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The Observer

A global exploration of the centrality of observation to science and the human experience.

Tree People

A deeply personal cinematic journey exploring the timeless relationship between humans and trees.

The Milky Seas

Feature documentary about a team determined to solve one of the great ocean mysteries of our time — the bioluminescent “milky sea” phenomenon.

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